A picture of a Plush Plant

Plush Plant

Echeveria pulvinata

Also known as

Chenille Plant, Rosy Hen-and-Chicks

Echeveria pulvinata (1) by Amante Darmanin (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

50cm

15cm

Min

35cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Plush Plant

Echeveria pulvinata (2)
Echeveria pulvinata smith
Bloomin Echeveria Pulvinata

Plush Plant Overview

Echeveria pulvinata is an evergreen succulent perennial from the Crassulaceae family. It originates from Mexico and is a popular houseplant in many parts of the world. Commonly known by the names Plush Plant, Chenille Plant and Rosy Hen-and-Chicks. Grown for the succulent leaves, they are covered in downy white hairs and tipped with red. The colouration can change depending on the conditions grown in. Flowers are urn-shaped and coloured orange-red and yellow, appearing above the foliage. This plant has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.

Common problems with Plush Plant

How to propagate Plush Plant

Cuttings

Seed

Division

Special features of Plush Plant

Attractive leaves

Attractive flowers

Drought resistant

Pot plant

Other uses of Plush Plant

Grown for their long-lasting flowers.